Price of the Freerunner spare parts

Federico Lorenzi florenzi at
Thu Mar 27 20:51:14 CET 2008

I was just about to ask, what would happen if I enabled 1A charging
when the Freerunner was plugged into a normal USB port? AFAIK some
devices do draw more then spec (USB laptop hdds come to mind), and
these seem to work fine.


On 3/27/08, Kevin Dean <kevin at> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 2:58 PM, joerg <joerg.twinklephone at> wrote:
> >  Correct, it checks for 48k-OHM resistor on ID-pin of mini-USB, then
> enables 1A
> >  instead of 100/500mA USB-standard.
> >  You also may enable 1A-mode (and 500mA mode) via some small GUI-app IIRC.
> >
> This is possible via userspace with Bobby's application.
> (
> However, the flaw to this is that it will force fast charge even if
> the charger isn't capable and hints that this could be... bad. :)
> For the record, it APPEARS that with the Python application, the iGo
> works just fine as a charger.
> -Kevin
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